Configuration conpletly lost after unclean shutdown
ramien43 at windstream.net
Sun Jul 20 22:48:07 CEST 2014
I could be wrong but I believe that Xfce is not responsible, the file
Have you done any tweaking with
There are some options with tune2fs that might give you issues with
On 07/20/2014 02:38 PM, Clemens Eisserer wrote:
> I've experienced a loss of the complete xfce configuration after an
> unclean shutdown, and recently only of the whiskers menu (using btrfs,
> which uses delayed allocation).
> Today I was hiking with a friend of mine using ext4, and he had the
> same issue on a netbook - where the whole xfce desktop configuration
> was lost after a sudden power down.
> It seems like xfce is using some combination of ftrucate+rewrite to
> modify its configuration files, which leads to zero-length files as
> both operations aren't atomic.
> I did a quick search for the parts to blame, however wasn't able to find it.
> Therefore I would be grateful if somebody could point me to the
> functions which are responsible for xfce's config file handling.
> Thank you in advance, Clemens
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